Gcr dating site
The disturbed deposits within the cave were now found to be lacking in bones.Mel Davies stated that the main area for future work lay within the platform outside the entrance.to the National Museum of Wales, Cardiff (but see 'Where are the bones today' below), on the clear proviso that they be returned to the area if ever a suitable museum is established in North Wales (NWCC newsletter No 1).A small selection of hominin and animal remains (see photos below), were held by the writer until 2018 when they were given to Denbighshire Countryside Services at Loggerheads, where it is hoped that they can be shown to the public on an occasional basis.The second excavation by cavers with Mel Davies directing.After just four hours work two bucketfuls of bones had been unearthed, many of which were obviously human.
These however, were not found to contain archaeological material.
After a years work, the cave was first entered on December 27th 1975.
An excavated passage descends to the stream where it's necessary to crawl through an unstable area.
The bones found were cleaned and dried and sent to Mel Davies for identification.
1977 April 3rd Fourteen cavers and Mel Davies carefully excavated at the site.